Global Standard for Procurement and Supply

Current segment

Level: Advanced Professional

Theme: Developing Teams & Individuals

Segment 9.9 Championing Culture Change

Segment 9.9 Championing Culture Change

Knowledge: Will know and understand Capabilities: Will be able to

The dynamics of organisational culture, formation, evolution and change

Evaluate the support for improved procurement and supply chain management within the organisation and its supply chains

Defining organisational culture and types of organisational culture

Classify the type of organisational culture and formulate plans for the supply chain that can fulfil the expectations of stakeholders

The levels and dimensions of culture

Critically assess the dimensions of culture in the supply chain and create appropriate communications to convince stakeholders of planned changes

Models for the assessment of culture including:

  • Quinn and Cameron's matrix
  • Johnson's cultural web
  • Hofstede's dimensions of culture
  • Trompenaars' dimensions of culture

Develop approaches to adapt behaviours and communication to accommodate for differences in culture in the organisation's supply chainĀ 

The bases of differentiation in culture such as:

  • Functional
  • Geographical
  • Divisionalisation
  • Mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures

Develop approaches to adapt behaviours and communication that allow differences in culture internally and in the organisation's supply chain

Managing the internal integration of culture

Develop strategies and engagement plans that convince stakeholders of plans for improved procurement and supply chain management

How the impacts of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures can impact on organisational culture, formation, evolution and change

Develop strategies and engagement plans that anticipate and mitigate the risk of negative impact on culture change following significant organisational change

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The dynamics of organisational culture, formation, evolution and change

Capabilities: Will be able to

Evaluate the support for improved procurement and supply chain management within the organisation and its supply chains

Knowledge: Will know and understand

Defining organisational culture and types of organisational culture

Capabilities: Will be able to

Classify the type of organisational culture and formulate plans for the supply chain that can fulfil the expectations of stakeholders

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The levels and dimensions of culture

Capabilities: Will be able to

Critically assess the dimensions of culture in the supply chain and create appropriate communications to convince stakeholders of planned changes

Knowledge: Will know and understand

Models for the assessment of culture including:

  • Quinn and Cameron's matrix
  • Johnson's cultural web
  • Hofstede's dimensions of culture
  • Trompenaars' dimensions of culture
Capabilities: Will be able to

Develop approaches to adapt behaviours and communication to accommodate for differences in culture in the organisation's supply chainĀ 

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The bases of differentiation in culture such as:

  • Functional
  • Geographical
  • Divisionalisation
  • Mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures
Capabilities: Will be able to

Develop approaches to adapt behaviours and communication that allow differences in culture internally and in the organisation's supply chain

Knowledge: Will know and understand

Managing the internal integration of culture

Capabilities: Will be able to

Develop strategies and engagement plans that convince stakeholders of plans for improved procurement and supply chain management

Knowledge: Will know and understand

How the impacts of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures can impact on organisational culture, formation, evolution and change

Capabilities: Will be able to

Develop strategies and engagement plans that anticipate and mitigate the risk of negative impact on culture change following significant organisational change

This segment was last updated on: 12th March 2015

The Global Standard for Procurement and Supply structure

Released in 2014 the Standard is a competency framework of procurement and supply skills, knowledge and capabilities that can be used by individuals and organisations to identity training and professional development needs at varying levels of competency.

The Global Standard for Procurement and Supply structure
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